Internationally acclaimed singer Mariah Carey said she was emotionally and mentally abused. In an interview with Larry King on his popular show , Carey explained “Abuse has several categories,” Carey told King, who went on to ask her if she’d ever been emotionally abused. “Emotionally, mentally… it’s scary,” she said
In the same interview Carey commented on the Rihanna-Chris Brown domestic dispute. She said
, "I can't imagine what she went through."
The popular song artist also mentioned the possibility of having a baby with husband Nick Cannon. She said
"It would be the happiest thing in my life, but what I'm saying is right now with this movie ['Precious'] coming out, with the next few singles from the album and those things that I'm doing, I need to focus on that, because I cannot do the having-a-child thing halfway'.
She married Cannon in April 2008 after they "connected on a lot of levels." He was her first real love, she said.
She's 10 years older than Cannon, but she insisted the age difference is not an issue.
Mariah's singing career took a nosedive when she parted ways with Tommy Mottola in 1998.
reports: Despite a physical and emotional breakdown that sent her to a hospital in July 2001, Carey said she never doubted she would bounce back.
"Never, because I have so much faith," she told King. "And I'll never lose my faith, ever."
Carey is now busy promoting her movie 'Precious' where she plays the role of a dowdy social worker.
Mariah Carey is a very popular singer, songwriter and actress. She was born in Long Island, New York. She is the youngest child of Patricia Carey, a former singer and vocal coach. She graduated from Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, New York and started a singing career as a demo singer for new york recording studios
The talented and sexy singer-actress made a name in the industry when she met Tommy Mottola of Columbia Records who gave her the break that she wanted by signing her as a recording artist.